MLG Major Championship: Columbus

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[e][h]MLG Major Championship: Columbus
MLG Major Colombus.png
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Columbus
Venue:
MLG Arena, Nationwide Arena
Format:
GSL Groups (Bo1 + Bo3)
Single-Elimination Bracket (Bo3)
Prize pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2016-03-29
End Date:
2016-04-03
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Gold.png Luminositylogo std.png
Silver.png Navilogo std.png
SF.png Astralislogo std.png
SF.png Liquidlogo std.png
Maps
Cache • Cobblestone • Dust II • Inferno • Mirage • Train • Overpass
Teams
Number of Teams:
16

MLG Columbus 2016 is the first North American CS:GO Major Championship, featuring 16 teams. This event will be held in Columbus, Ohio. The group stage will be hosted at the MLG Arena but will be closed to spectators while the bracket stage will be open to spectators on April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the Nationwide Arena.

Format[edit]

  • In the group stage the 16 teams are divided in four groups, according to their seeding. The groups will be played in GSL format with the opening matches, the winner's matches and the loser's matches being best of one and the decider matches being best of three.
  • The matches in the playoffs (including the final) will be best of threes.

Broadcast talent[edit]

The event will be presented by [1][2]:

  • Stage Host:
  • Commentators:
  • Guest Commentator:
  • Producer:
  • Gameplay Director:

Prize Pool[edit]

$1,000,000 (USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

Legends[edit]

Challengers[edit]

1 The roster of Team SoloMid leaves the organization and forms their own - Astralis.
2 Fnatic acquire dennis from G2 Esports to replace pronax. G2 Esports sign aizy.
3 Luminosity Gaming sign TACO and fnx, replacing steel and Boltz.
4 Ninjas in Pyjamas release allu & sign pyth.
5 The roster of G2 Esports is acquired by FaZe Clan.
6 Team EnVyUs replace kioShiMa with DEVIL.
7 pyth is unable to travel to the event on time due to visa issues, and will be replaced in the line-up by THREAT.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Luminositylogo std.png Luminosity Gaming 2-0 32-18 +14
2. Niplogo std.png Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 68-63 +5
3. Mousesportslogo std.png mousesports 1-2 74-88 -14
4. Flipsid3logo std.png FlipSid3 Tactics 0-2 45-50 -5

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid 2-0 38-30 +8
2. Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic 2-1 67-43 +24
3. FaZe Clanlogo std.png FaZe Clan 1-2 43-51 -8
4. Splycelogo std.png Splyce 0-2 8-32 -24

Group C[edit]

Group C
1. Astralislogo std.png Astralis 2-0 32-19 +13
2. CLGlogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming 2-1 70-61 +9
3. Gambitlogo std.png Gambit Gaming 1-2 63-74 -11
4. Envyuslogo std.png Team EnVyUs 0-2 21-32 -11

Group D[edit]

Group D
1. Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere 2-0 32-13 +19
2. Virtuslogo std.png Virtus.pro 2-1 61-49 +12
3. G2esplogo std.png G2 Esports 1-2 49-60 -11
4. Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 0-2 12-32 -20

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
2
April 1, 2016 - 10:00 EDT
GreenCheck.png
1613
3
NoCheck.png
29
7
GreenCheck.png
1610
6
NoCheck.png
510
5
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
Niplogo std.png Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
Astralislogo std.png Astralis
2
April 1, 2016 - 13:30 EDT
GreenCheck.png
1610
6
NoCheck.png
510
5
GreenCheck.png
1613
3
NoCheck.png
25
3
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
0
Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
2
April 1, 2016 - 16:20 EDT
GreenCheck.png
163
13
NoCheck.png
1213
1
GreenCheck.png
169
7
NoCheck.png
66
0
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
CLGlogo std.png Counter Logic G.
0
Luminositylogo std.png Luminosity
2
April 2, 2016 - 10:30 EDT
NoCheck.png
1751
101
GreenCheck.png
21019
25
GreenCheck.png
1611
5
NoCheck.png
410
6
GreenCheck.png
1612
4
NoCheck.png
311
8
Virtuslogo std.png Virtus.pro
1
Semifinals
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
2
April 2, 2016 - 15:15 EDT
GreenCheck.png
167
9
NoCheck.png
814
6
GreenCheck.png
1612
4
NoCheck.png
35
2
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
Astralislogo std.png Astralis
0
Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
0
April 2, 2016 - 18:15 EDT
NoCheck.png
1570
80
GreenCheck.png
3819
17
NoCheck.png
1691
60
GreenCheck.png
2619
29
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
Luminositylogo std.png Luminosity
2
Finals
Navilogo std.png Natus Vincere
0
April 3, 2016 - 14:15 EDT
NoCheck.png
17112
40
GreenCheck.png
1419
311
NoCheck.png
22
0
GreenCheck.png
1316
3
NoCheck.png
 
 
NoCheck.png
 
 
Luminositylogo std.png Luminosity
2

All-Star Game[edit]


Results[edit]

All-Stars North America Usalogo std.png2219Europelogo std.png All-Stars EU
April 3, 2016 - 12:00 EDT
GreenCheck.png
221113
421
NoCheck.png
02419
1111

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Media[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Player Spotlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

# Country/Region #P Players
1 USA United States of America 16 arya, abE, Professor_Chaos, nitr0, EliGE, Hiko, adreN, hazed, jdm64, FugLy, tarik, reltuC, n0thing, Skadoodle, fREAKAZOiD, Stewie2k
2 Sweden Sweden 11 Maikelele, f0rest, GeT_RiGhT, Xizt, friberg, THREAT, flusha, JW, olofmeister, KRiMZ, dennis
3 France France 8 Happy, NBK, kennyS, apEX, DEVIL, RpK, shox, SmithZz
4 Ukraine Ukraine 7 Zeus, Edward, B1ad3, bondik, markeloff, Shara, s1mple
5 Denmark Denmark 6 aizy, device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, cajunb, karrigan
6 Brazil Brazil 5 FalleN, fer, coldzera, fnx, TACO
7 Poland Poland 5 TaZ, NEO, pasha, Snax, byali
8 Russia Russia 5 seized, flamie, hooch, Dosia, WorldEdit
9 Canada Canada 3 jasonR, DAVEY, shroud
10 Germany Germany 3 nex, denis, Spiidi
11 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2 AdreN, mou
12 Belgium Belgium 2 Ex6TenZ, ScreaM
13 Norway Norway 2 rain, jkaem
14 Finland Finland 1 wayLander
15 Netherlands Netherlands 1 chrisJ
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 NiKo
17 Portugal Portugal 1 fox
18 Slovakia Slovak Republic 1 GuardiaN

References[edit]

  1. pitmonkey (2016-01-25). "MLG CS:GO Columbus Brings in Top Talent and Casters". majorleaguegaming.com.
  2. Adam Apicella (2016-02-08). "Adam Apicella's Twitter".